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Counter Ultra Light Aircraft/Paratrooper System

Solicitation Number: FY09CULAPS
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Education and Training Command
Location: 502d Contracting Squadron
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FY09CULAPS
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Added: Jan 20, 2009 4:54 pm

The Headquarters Air Force Security Forces Center (HQ AFSFC) is seeking sources capable of providing a Counter Ultra Light Aircraft/Paratrooper System (CULAPS). This is a non-lethal weapon utilizing net launching technology. This notice is for planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a formal solicitation or an obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any products or services. The Government is not liable for any costs incurred by interested parties in responding to this request for information. The purpose of this request for information is to determine the capability of potential sources and the availability of commercial sources pursuant to FAR Part 10. Industry is encouraged to respond with information not constrained by proprietary data rights. However, if proprietary data is included in your reply, please mark it appropriately. This is open to both large and small businesses.

The CULAPS system is envisaged as a lightweight net aimed and fired from the ground that envelopes the target and thereby removes the target's lift bringing it to the ground. The system should be lightweight (man/vehicle portable) and have an effective vertical range of greater than 500 feet. An attribute of the system should include the potential for linking the firing system to a sensor system for automated remote operation.


Please provide product literature and/or fact sheets in response to this notice. Also, include existing contracts and/or contract vehicles where Air Force Security Forces units may purchase these items if any. Interested sources should submit their response to HQ AFSFC/SFXI, ATTN: Lt Col Robert Lancaster, 1517 Billy Mitchell Blvd, Lackland AFB TX 78236-0119. E-mail: Robert.lancaster@lackland.af.mil. All responses should be received not later than 20 February 2009, 3:00 p.m. (CST).


All prospective offerors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database with a commercial and government entity code (CAGE CODE) and should have completed an electronic annual representations and certifications at http://orca.bpn.gov in conjunction with required registration in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. CCR information can be obtained by accessing www.ccr.gov or by calling 1-888-227-2423.


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1655 Selfridge Avenue
Lackland AFB, Texas 78236-5253
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HQ AFSFC
1517 Billy Mitchell Blvd, Bldg 954
Lackland AFB, TX 78236-0119
San Antonio, Texas 78236
United States
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Elizabeth G. Arzola,
Contract Administrator
Phone: 210-671-1751
Fax: 210-671-1199
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Candy M. Martin,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 210-671-1750
Fax: 210-671-1199